Malvern College Summer School Staff Profiles

Please see below the profiles of some of our Summer School staff.

Our staff:

Allan Walker - Director of International Schools

Allan is a graduate of Cambridge University, where he held an Organ Scholarship at St John’s College and joined Malvern College in 2009 as Commercial Director. Allan’s primary responsibility is the management of the Malvern College International Schools programme and for this reason he is a frequent visitor to the College's sister schools China and Egypt. Prior to joining Malvern College, Allan worked at Harrow School for 10 years.


 Paul Wickes - Course Director

After graduating from London School of Economics in 1991, Paul qualified as a Teacher of EAL, gaining the DELTA with International House, Barcelona and then a Masters in Applied Linguistics at the University of London.  After a period in Lisbon, he returned to the UK as Head of EAL at Buckswood Grange. Paul then moved to Bede’s School, Brighton, where he worked as Senior Director of Studies, overseeing four language schools with some 80 teachers. He arrived at Malvern in 2006 to teach Economics and Politics and has been Housemaster of one of the boarding Houses since 2007. 

Sally Godsland - Course Director

Graduating in English and Psychology and with a Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Sally joined Malvern College in 2004 to teach EAL and has also taught Religious Studies and Theory of Knowledge. Sally has held various positions at Malvern College, including Co-ordinator of Life Skills,  E-Safety and the Overseas Exchange Programme, Head of Remove, Head of Lower School Academic Studies and Head of Psychology. Sally has worked as a Course Director of Malvern College Summer School since 2011.


John Madden - Artistic Director, National Schools Symphony Orchestra (NSSO)

John is a composer, conductor and keyboard player and was Director of Music for over thirty years in a number of schools, including Hutcheson’s Grammar School in Glasgow, Radley College and the Dragon, Oxford. He regularly runs music workshops in schools, works as an adjudicator and examines for the ABRSM.

Xin Pang - Chinese Consultant

Xin Pang was educated in China and later completed two Masters degrees in the UK. Xin started her career in teaching before becoming a television journalist. Since moving to the UK in 2002 she has taught at several top independent schools, including Harrow School and Malvern College and has continued to work as a journalist and photographer, travelling widely both within the UK and internationally.